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Relief Support Worker Supported Housing

Relief Support Worker Supported Housing

Posted 19 September by Salvation Army Housing Association

Relief Support Worker (Supported Housing)

The Salvation Army Housing Association (SAHA) is an organisation that provides a range of housing and varied support services to vulnerable people. Our aim is to support people in achieving their full potential. We are currently going through a large period of growth and have vacancies for Relief Support Workers.

Position: Relief Support Worker
Location: Eastbourne and Newhaven, East sussex
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: Variable shifts as and when required ranging from days, nights, weekends and evenings.
Salary: £10.22 per hour
Benefits: Pension scheme, Annual Leave

Closing date: 17th October 2018

About the role:

As a Relief Support Worker, you will provide ad-hoc shift cover for our Support Workers across our East Sussex Service. Our Relief bank provides essential cover at our services when Support Workers are on annual leave, training or off sick.

Our services are East Sussex Young Mothers Service Eastbourne, East Sussex Young Mothers Service Newhaven and Newhaven Foyer. ESYMS are x2 bed houses providing support to 16-25 year old women who are pregnant and / or have a child. Newhaven Foyer is a 37 bed supported housing project offering 24 hour support to young single males and females experiencing homelessness.

About you:

You will need a patient and calm professional manner and a fair and non-discriminatory, non-judgemental approach. Proven experience of effectively providing support to clients (preferably young people) and working with clients who are difficult to engage is essential, as are good I.C.T., administration and communication skills. Ability to work flexible hours is beneficial.

A Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Certificate will be required for these roles.

As an equal opportunities employer, our client welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

We may also ask you to provide a criminal record Enhanced Disclosure as you will be dealing with vulnerable people. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 as amended. A copy of our 'Criminal Records Policy’ is available from Personnel.

You may have experience of the following: : Support Worker, Relief Support Worker, Bank Support Worker, Community Support Worker, Community Support, Care Assistant, Care Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Supported Housing, Recovery Services, Drug & Alcohol, Floating Support Work, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, Third Sector, Vulnerable Adults, etc.

Reference: 36151655

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